Gary B. Gertler represents hospitals, health care systems, managed care organizations, multi-specialty and single specialty medical groups, health care companies, ancillary management companies and other health care providers. He focuses on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, strategic affiliations, private equity and debt transactions, hospital-affiliated group practices, joint ventures and syndications, and health care regulatory and corporate matters. Gary is the managing partner of the Los Angeles office.
Gary works particularly closely with the following:
Investor-owned and nonprofit health care systems
Large multi-specialty and single-specialty physician organizations
Ambulatory surgery centers
Radiation therapy centers
Diagnostic imaging centers
Medical supply vendors
Third-party payors, including accountable care organizations (ACOs), coordinated care organizations (CCOs), health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and preferred provider organizations (PPOs)
Gary advises clients on the structuring and development of hospital-affiliated physician organizations, including medical foundations, co-management arrangements, ancillary joint ventures, purchases and sales involving outpatient surgery, diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy. He also counsels management service organizations, practice management companies, integrated provider networks and related coordinated care arrangements.
Served as lead transaction counsel for a private for-profit hospital system’s acquisition and conversion of a nonprofit five-hospital health care system
Served as lead transaction counsel in representing a publicly traded hospital system in its acquisition of 12 separate group practices (each between seven and 23 physicians) over a three-year period
Served as lead transaction counsel for an esoteric clinical laboratory in connection with restructuring its governance, and preparing a private placement memorandum (PPM) that raised $71.1 million for a private equity-owned radiation oncology management company through the sale of additional equity interests
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